Mon 1 Jan 0001 - Thu 26 Sep 2019, SJE Arts at St John the Evangelist Church
A Grade I, G.F. Bodley designed church and adjoining cloister that forms part of St Stephen's House, a Permanent Private Hall of the University.
Recently updated as a concert venue, SJE has underfloor heating and new lighting, comfortable chairs, a new toilet block, staging, and a Steinway D concert grand piano. The acoustic is superb.
SJE is on the Iffley Road opposite the University Sports Ground. Buses from Oxford city centre stop directly outside. Buses from London stop five minutes' walk away in St Clement's.
Capacity: 400 - 500
Disabled access and toilet.
Bar on site for most events.
A selection of Green Rooms for performers.
Public car parks at St Clement's and behind Tesco on Cowley Road.
Limited parking for performers and Blue Badge holders in the college and, for some events, extra parking for the general public nearby
Walking: approx. 25 mins
By Bus: approx. 15 mins, from Westgate (Stop E1), Bus 3 or 3A to Rose Hill, James Street West Stop. Also X90 and BROOKESbus U5
By car: approx. 5
109a Iffley Road,
With their diverse programmes, KOTTOS’ electrifying and eclectic performances are not to be missed. The players’ vibrant arrangements – often of dances and folk songs by well-known composers – have met with critical acclaim, and their launch album was awarded Danish Radio’s classical station’s Listeners’ Prize. 2019 has already seen the group accompanying Danish Queen Margrethe on a state visit to Argentina, and completing a successful 10-day concert tour in China.
KOTTOS are also delighted to announce that they will be joined by a new member, Mikkel Egelund Nielsen, guitarist, who was the 2013 winner of the London International Guitar Competition.
Duration: 1 hour 45mins with interval
Programme to include:
Vivaldi La Folia
Mogensen Green Mountain, Fantasy on a Bornholm Folk Song
Opsahl Encrypto, Water Walk
Rimsky-Korsakov Song of India from 'Sadko'; Lithuanian Dance from 'Mlada'
Liadov Eight Russian Folk Songs op. 58
Nielsen Suite from 'Aladdin'
Piazzolla Maria de Buenos Aires Suite (inc. Fuga y misterio)
Gade Tango Jalousie